✓ Mixedblood Messages: Literature, Film, Family, Place || ✓ PDF Download by ↠ Louis Owens


  • Title: Mixedblood Messages: Literature, Film, Family, Place
  • Author: Louis Owens
  • ISBN: 9780806133812
  • Page: 384
  • Format: Paperback

  • In this challenging and often humorous book, Louis Owens examines issues of Indian identity and relationship to the environment as depicted in literature and film and as embodied in his own mixedblood roots in family and land Powerful social and historical forces, he maintains, conspire to colonize literature and film by and about Native Americans into a safe Indian TerrIn this challenging and often humorous book, Louis Owens examines issues of Indian identity and relationship to the environment as depicted in literature and film and as embodied in his own mixedblood roots in family and land Powerful social and historical forces, he maintains, conspire to colonize literature and film by and about Native Americans into a safe Indian Territory that will contain and neutralize Indians Countering this colonial Territory is what Owens defines as Frontier, a dynamic, uncontainable, multi directional space within which cultures meet and even merge.Owens offers new insights into the works of Indian writers ranging from John Rollin Ridge, Mourning Dove, and D Arcy McNickle to N Scott Momaday, Leslie Silko, James Welch, and Gerald Vizenor In his analysis of Indians in film he scrutinizes distortions of Indians as victims or vanishing Americans in a series of John Wayne movies and in the politically correct but false gestures of the recent Dances With Wolves As Owens moves through his personal landscape in Oklahoma, Mississippi, California, and New Mexico, he questions how human beings collectively can alter their disastrous relationship with the natural world before they destroy it He challenges all of us to articulate, through literature and other means, messages of personal and environmental as well as cultural survival, and to explore and share these messages by writing and reading across cultural boundaries.
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    Commentaires:

    Megan Elder Evans
    A wonderful look into mixedblood Native literature and how Indians are portrayed in film and literature. Owens discussion of the "Vanishing American" is particularly thought-provoking.

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